Sunday Masses are as follows
Saturday Vigil 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:15, 8:30, 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.
at St. Peter’s Church
Saturday Vigil 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m.
at St. Brigid’s Church
Daily Mass is celebrated
Monday thru Friday:
7:00 & 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday
St. Joseph’s Oratory
27 Lake St., Leroy, NY 14482
18 Gibson St., Bergen, Ny 14416
Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 a.m.
Religious Education Calendars can be found on the Faith Formation page.
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick: If you have a family member at home who is seriously sick or has been admitted to the hospital or is in danger of death, please do not hesitate to call the office so that the office staff can inform the priests. If it is an emergency situation, please call Fr. Michael’s cell phone 585-
Marriages: Appointments must be made six months before the wedding. Couples are required to meet monthly with Fr. Michael and are also required to attend Pre-Cana Class.
Baptisms: Notify parish office to request baptisms. Parents are required to attend a pre-baptism class. Godparents must provide a letter of recommendation.
Our Lady of Mercy Love Bugs Pre-school will hold a Chicken Barbeque on Election Night, Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 from 4:30—6:30 p.m. All dinners are $9.00 each (take-outs only). Follow the signs to our drive through to pick up your chicken barbeque dinners at the Parish Center at 44 Lake Street in LeRoy! Pre-sale tickets may be purchased at the parish office or from any Love Bugs Pre-school family. Buy your tickets early—limited sales at the door.
Consider this... Science and Pro-Life
On October 5th, Father Michael blessed the pets of our pa-rishioners in honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi.
JESUS---THE COIN---AND THE PHARISEES
When you see someone for the first time, what do you see first: Their Smile? Their Scowl? Their Walk? Their Dress? Their Skin Color?
Are you able to get beyond race and gender, nationality and religion, politics and culture, to see brother and sister human beings?
Jesus’ encounter today with the Pharisees centers on a coin, and what that coin represents. But Jesus does not let the coin and its inscription force him into making choices and judgments based on politics and religion--and all the issues that surround those institutions. In Jesus, we realize the dignity of every man, woman and child as His sons, daughters, brothers and sisters to one another, as neighbors living in a community, as citizens of a nation. We understand our shared responsibility to provide for the common good and protect the most vulnerable among us.
The key to defeating Roe v. Wade is Personhood.
Here is a brief video made to visualize and accompany a recorded part of the Roe vs. Wade case. The idea is clear and, as with other polemic subjects such as euthanasia and homosexuality, the fundamental question is: “Who are we? What does it mean to be a human person?”